Oct 11, 2012 4:00am PDT
. >> i've been in business for 25 years. i have no idea what you're talking about. >> reporter: last week mitt romney dominated in his first debate against president obama. in an exclusive interview with abc news' diane sawyer, the president admitted he had a bad night. >> your supporters have been saying, this wasn't a bad night. you didn't show up. >> as i said, there's no doubt that i can make a better case, which is why i'm so looking forward to tuesday. >> is it possible you handed him the election that night? >> no. >> reporter: but polls among likely voters show romney did get a boost after the debate. and he's taking advantage of it. >> we can't afford another series of budget deficits of roughly $1 trillion a year. recognize, this is not just bad for the economy. it's bad for jobs. >> reporter: brandi hitt, abc news, danville, kentucky. >>> abc news is proud to play a special role in tonight's debate. abc's chief foreign affairs correspondent, martha raddatz, will serve as moderator. she checked out the stage in danville yesterday. we wish her good luck. >>> the main event tonigh
Oct 8, 2012 4:00am PDT
bird. welcome to the middle class, big bird. big bird has help the romney campaign to raise $12 million. >> how did you find out your name was mentioned in the debate? >> i got a million tweets. >> so you're on twitter? >> no, i'm a bird. [ laughter ] that's how we talk. >> oh, okay. >> what's also talking are the sales here at this toy store in washington, d.c. they say they've sold more big bird items than they have in weeks past, proving just how profitable one yellow bird can be. reena ninan, abc news, washington. >> trying to get big bird in the studio. >> a lot of following. >> the part about the debate was deficient. >> he's been a good sport. that's what's making news in america this morning. >> make sure you stay with us for "good morning america." have a good holiday. thanks for joining us, everybody.